Letter to the Massachusetts Senate Ways and Means Committee advocating for corrections & Sheriffs’ Departments budget accountability and transparency

This letter was submitted to the Massachusetts House and Senate Ways and Means Committees on January 31, 2022 to advocate building greater transparency and accountability into the Department of Correction (DOC) and Sheriffs’ Departments’ budgets. Substantial funding is allocated to incarceration each year despite a declining number of people in custody. With budget season kicking […]